Volke, Kurt

Date of birth:
January 4th, 1920 (Liegnitz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 22nd, 2012 (Breisach am Rhein/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Schütze (Private)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 451, 252. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Schütze (Private)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 461, 252. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 461, 252. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1940
Action:
Awarded for a wound received on June 18th, 1940.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 461, 252. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 11. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 461, 252. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 18th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 461, 252. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 3. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 461, 252. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1943
Action:
Awarded for wounds received on June 18th, 1940, August 9th, 1942 and August 6th, 1943.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber

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